News: “The Gilded Age” from Julian Fellowes Just Got Saucier

Deadline is reporting that The Gilded Age has made the leap from network TV at NBC to premium cable, thanks to a 10-episode order from HBO. The series, set in the 1880s, will be a “sweeping epic” that features the millionaire titans and tycoons of New York City’s upper crust. Sound familiar? To be sure, […]

Review: Gentleman Jack Episode 1 (2019)

Gentleman Jack is a new period drama from HBO, a modern riff on the venerable “novel of manners” adaptations (like Vanity Fair and Sense and Sensibility) that are the bread and butter of the costumed drama world. That means a return to the bucolic countryside of mid-nineteenth century England. This time, it’s 1832, and we’re […]